China's economy at a crossroads: What path will it take?

May 9, 2017

Qian Wang

Qian Wang

An episode in Vanguard's Investment Commentary series.

China, often considered the "world's factory," is transforming from an export-based economy to one based on services and consumption. This transition is not without challenges, and policy actions could determine the direction of China's economy.

In this 13-minute podcast, Qian Wang, Ph.D., chief economist, Asia-Pacific, of Vanguard Investment Strategy Group, discusses whether China has the tools to successfully navigate near-term economic growth and stability with long-term growth sustainability, as it attempts to cushion the recent slowdown.

For more in-depth analysis on the risks to China's medium- and long-term economic outlook, read Navigating the transition: China's future at a crossroads.


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